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The Guide: A GOOD LOOK: SKYE SHERWIN ON THE MONTH IN POP CULTURE VISUALS: STAIR CARS AND FRIED EGGS

July 5, 2014



LA ROUX - TROUBLE IN PARADISE This cut-and-paste fantasy of a drive-thru

good life of motels and beaches recalls the grandfather of British pop art Richard Hamilton and his iconic collages of postwar consumerism, here with an added dash of Roxy Music styling.

IDO YEHIMOVITZ - GREATEST RIDES Israeli illustrator Ido Yehimovitz's translation of famous cars from movies and TV into a 1950s cartoon style is a sort of Wacky Races for the Tumblr

era. We're putting our money on the Bluth family-ride-cum-prison-getaway-vehicle from Arrested Development.

TOM PETTY - HYPNOTIC EYE Tom Petty's gone for op art to make your eyes pop with his latest sleeve design. The 3D effects make this less like a Bridget Riley painting than a magic eye poster.

BRASS SUN The exquisite artwork in 2000AD's new concept comic Brass Sun has a clean direct quality that places it firmly in a tradition of European classics, from Herge's Tintin to Moebius's distinctive ligne claire (clear line) style.

NATHAN FOX - FEDERAL BUREAU OF PHYSICS

The humble egg has a secure place in recent art history, thanks to German iconoclast Marten Kippenberger championing this motif. You don't, as a rule, get many fried eggs on comic-book covers, but Nathan Fox's culturally voracious artwork for Federal Bureau Of Physics never fails

to surprise.


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Source: Guardian (UK)


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